GU iCloud is a web-enabled education administration software that powers student-centric education in universities and colleges. It helps institutions of all sizes and streams run better, from admissions to academics, back office to accreditations, desktop to mobiles. It empowers students, faculty and management to collaborate efficiently and use insights effectively, benchmarking quality education while creating personalized learning experience.
In this blog post, I will explain how to use GU iCloud for online education, covering the following topics:
- How to access GU iCloud
- How to register for courses
- How to access learning materials and assignments
- How to communicate with instructors and peers
- How to submit assessments and feedback
How to access GU iCloud
To access GU iCloud, you need to have a Microsoft Edge browser and a Microsoft account. You can sign in with your Microsoft account or with Google. Once you sign in, you will see the main dashboard of GU iCloud, where you can access various features and functions.
How to register for courses
To register for courses, you need to follow the course registration process that is announced by your institution. You can find the instructions and guidelines on the official website of your institution or on the notice board of GU iCloud. For example, Galgotias College of Engineering and Technology has published a document that explains the course registration process for the academic year 2023-24.
You need to login to GU iCloud with your student admission number as your login ID and a password that is provided by your institution. Then you need to select the courses that you want to enroll in from the list of available courses. You can also view the course details, syllabus, credits, and prerequisites before registering. You need to complete the course registration within the specified time period.
How to access learning materials and assignments
To access learning materials and assignments, you need to go to the “Academics” section of GU iCloud. There you can see the courses that you have registered for and the instructors who are teaching them. You can click on any course to view the course overview, objectives, outcomes, schedule, and resources.
You can also access the learning materials and assignments that are uploaded by your instructors. You can download them or view them online. You can also see the deadlines and instructions for submitting your assignments.
How to communicate with instructors and peers
To communicate with instructors and peers, you need to use the “Communication” section of GU iCloud. There you can see the various channels and groups that are created for your courses and other activities. You can join or create channels and groups according to your interests and needs.
You can also send messages, share files, make announcements, ask questions, give feedback, and participate in discussions using these channels and groups. You can also use video conferencing and chat features to interact with your instructors and peers in real time.
How to submit assessments and feedback
To submit assessments and feedback, you need to use the “Assessment” section of GU iCloud. There you can see the various types of assessments that are assigned by your instructors, such as quizzes, tests, projects, presentations, etc. You can also see the criteria, rubrics, and guidelines for each assessment.
You need to complete and submit your assessments within the given time frame using the online submission system of GU iCloud. You can also view your grades, feedback, and progress reports for each assessment.
You can also give feedback to your instructors and institution using the “Feedback” section of GU iCloud. There you can see the various surveys and forms that are designed to collect your opinions and suggestions about various aspects of online education. You can fill out these surveys and forms honestly and constructively.
I hope this blog post has helped you understand how to use GU iCloud for online education. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to leave them below. Thank you for reading!